Yeh the game had nothing to do with the fact that one team was playing for something really important and another team was playing for nothing. Oh btw, the Patriots are one of the best teams in the league and the dolphins are still trying to find their way with a far inferior roster of talent. But yeh it's a coaching thing.
I was genuinely happy when I thought Armando was leaving for Boston. We need more like Ben Volin, less like Armando
Ben, if you are still reading this thread, you do a phenomenal job. Your work is much appreciated. Your writings are must read and your radio appearances with Joe Rose and others are must-listen.
You can give Philbin as much rookie credit as you want to but in game 16 you have to know what to do in these situations.
"You may think that you are some kind of god to these people. But we both know what you really are."
"What's that? A criminal?"
"Worse. A politician."
Source: Under The Dome